Brevities



shortness of time or duration; briefness:
the brevity of human life.
the quality of expressing much in few words; terseness:
Ironically, it is long-winded Polonius in Shakespeare’s Hamlet who famously says that brevity is the soul of wit.
Historical Examples

Birth of a Reformation Andrew Byers

noun (pl) -ties
conciseness of expression; lack of verbosity
a short duration; brief time
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